In pictures: Fourth edition of the region's premier annual design event Dubai Design Week

Taking place at locations across the city, this year's programme will be the most comprehensive to date with more than 120 companies participating and 230 events taking place, encompassing exhibitions, commissioned installations, awards and competitions, talks, and workshops, as well as tours and experiences for design enthusiasts and public visitors alike.
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An installation is pictured during the Dubai Design Week in the Gulf emirate on November 13, 2018. Local and international designers, architects and artists are convening in Dubai for the Emirate's Design Week.
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Women look at a carpet displayed at the Dubai Design Week in the Gulf emirate on November 13, 2018. Local and international designers, architects and artists are convening in Dubai for the Emirate's Design Week.
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Visitors look at an installation displayed at the Dubai Design Week in the Gulf emirate on November 13, 2018. Local and international designers, architects and artists are convening in Dubai for the Emirate's Design Week.
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A woman looks at a carpet displayed at the Dubai Design Week in the Gulf emirate on November 13, 2018. Local and international designers, architects and artists are convening in Dubai for the Emirate's Design Week.
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A woman looks at an installation displayed at the Dubai Design Week in the Gulf emirate on November 13, 2018. Local and international designers, architects and artists are convening in Dubai for the Emirate's Design Week.
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A woman looks at an installation displayed at the Dubai Design Week in the Gulf emirate on November 13, 2018. Local and international designers, architects and artists are convening in Dubai for the Emirate's Design Week.
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A woman looks at a carpet displayed at the Dubai Design Week in the Gulf emirate on November 13, 2018. Local and international designers, architects and artists are convening in Dubai for the Emirate's Design Week.